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Ms. S. from Raleigh NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading for Pleasure in Comfort!

Help me give my students both a comfortable place to read and more of the books they want and need.

  • $737 goal

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My Students

My students are at our alternative school for a variety of reasons. With our structured and nurturing environment, and with smaller class sizes and a better teacher to student ratio, we have built a school environment where our students succeed.

Our students are able to rewrite their school stories into narratives of enjoyment, success, and empowerment.

Our small class sizes give us the flexibility to take innovative field trips and construct unique and creative lessons. We are only hindered by funding issues, as we currently have no PTA or the financial support that a PTA provides.

My Project

These materials will help support my students' reading in tangible ways. The addition of new books to our shelves, including high-interest graphic novels, will continue to motivate students to read inside--and outside--of school! Adding a rug and floor pillows to the library will give my students a comfortable space to land with their books.

Building time for choice-based reading into our school day is an essential part of our classes.

Having inviting school spaces that draw our readers into reading makes a difference in engaging students in those daily literacy activities. The books in this project feature key choices for pleasure reading, especially literature that represents my students. Additionally, specific WWII historical fiction and non-fiction titles which supplement our curriculum through a creative WWII project are included.

Ms. S.
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 100 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Survivors of the Holocaust: True Stories of Six Extraordinary Children • Amazon Business $13.49 6 $80.94
Gaijin: American Prisoner of War • Amazon Business $13.83 5 $69.15
LunarTex Cotton Fabric Decorative Throw Pillow Insert, Down and Feather Throw Pillow Insert, 28X28 Inches, Only One Pillow Insert • Amazon Business $29.99 2 $59.98
LunarTex Two Pillow Inserts, Down and Feather Throw Pillow Insert, Cotton Fabric, 20X20 Inches • Amazon Business $29.99 2 $59.98
Antep Rugs Kashan King Collection Trellis Polypropylene Area Rug (Blue/Cream, 5' x 7') • Amazon Business $38.90 1 $38.90
Hodeco Round Throw Pillow 16x16 Super Soft Round Floor Pillows 3D Feather Like Polyester Filling Cushion Decorative Suede Throw Pillow for Couch Bed Room 16 Inches Diameter, Ginger Yellow, 1 Piece • Amazon Business $18.98 2 $37.96
Star Wars: Original Trilogy Graphic Novel • Amazon Business $12.79 2 $25.58
The Silver Eyes (Five Nights at Freddy's Graphic Novel #1) • Amazon Business $9.69 2 $19.38
Just Mercy (Movie Tie-In Edition, Adapted for Young Adults): A True Story of the Fight for Justice • Amazon Business $8.79 2 $17.58
Reach for the Skai: How to Inspire, Empower, and Clapback • Amazon Business $13.39 1 $13.39
For Black Girls Like Me • Amazon Business $12.29 1 $12.29
Wonder Woman: Warbringer (The Graphic Novel) • Amazon Business $11.59 1 $11.59
Pan's Labyrinth: The Labyrinth of the Faun • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Daughter of Chaos (Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Novel #2) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
P.S. I Still Love You (2) (To All the Boys I've Loved Before) • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
Batman: Nightwalker (The Graphic Novel) • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
Harley Quinn: Breaking Glass • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
Camp (A Click Graphic Novel) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Illegal • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
Into the Pit (Five Nights at Freddy’s: Fazbear Frights #1) • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
Super Sons: The PolarShield Project • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
Click (A Click Graphic Novel) • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
Season of the Witch (The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Book 1) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
The XY • Amazon Business $5.49 1 $5.49
Black Canary: Ignite • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

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